Baltal

2,224 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Escorted by the CRPF and police, the batch comprising of 1,522 males, 467 females, and 235 sadhus and sadhvis left in a convoy of 85 vehicles for Baltal and Pahalgam base-camps this morning, officials said.

 

Jul 18, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
Amarnath terror attack: J&K cops detain PDP MLA's driver for questioning

Amarnath terror attack: J&K cops detain PDP MLA's driver for questioning

Earlier in the week, as many as seven people were killed and fifteen others injured after a group of terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying 17 pilgrims from Baltal to Mir Bazar around 8.20 pm on Monday night.

Jul 15, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

Working to improve security situation, overcome security lapses in Jammu and Kashmir: Government

Addressing the media, Jitendra Singh congratulated the people of Jammu and Kashmir for the kind of resilience they have shown in the last 25 years.

 

Jul 12, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Emergency meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet underway

"The Cabinet meeting chaired by the chief minister has started to discuss the situation after last night's attack in Anantnag," an official said.

 

Jul 11, 2017, 16:12 PM IST
2,513 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

2,513 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

As many as 90,045 pilgrims had paid obeisance at the Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir hills till last evening.

Jul 06, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
Amarnath yatra resumes from Pahalgam and Baltal routes

Amarnath yatra resumes from Pahalgam and Baltal routes

The annual pilgrimage to the 3880-metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath resumed on Friday from Pahalgam and Baltal routes after weather improved.

Jun 30, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

Over 500 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath

More than 500 pilgrims on Thursday paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath while the second batch of 2,481 pilgrims left from Jammu for the twin base- camps of the yatra, amid tight security.

Jun 29, 2017, 18:26 PM IST

Fresh batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra from Jammu

With only six days left for the conclusion of this year's Amarnath Yatra, a fresh batch of 121 pilgrims today left for the twin base camps of Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Aug 12, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

Over 71,000 perform Amarnath Yatra in 5 days

The 48-day long Amarnath Yatra will conclude on August 17 coinciding with Shravan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan festivals.

Jul 07, 2016, 10:13 AM IST

40,000 pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in three days: Officials

The Cave Shrine houses an ice stalagmite structure that wanes and waxes with the phases of the moon.

Jul 05, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

91 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

A fresh batch of 91 pilgrims on Tuesday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 25, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

Fresh batch of 64 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 64 pilgrims on Monday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 24, 2015, 11:30 AM IST

Fresh batch of 57 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 57 pilgrims Thursday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 20, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Amarnath Yatra expected to resume from Baltal route on Monday

 The Amarnath yatra, which has been suspended from the Baltal route following the cloudburst, is expected to resume from tomorrow.

Jul 26, 2015, 21:14 PM IST
Cloudburst near Amarnath base camp leaves three dead

Cloudburst near Amarnath base camp leaves three dead

Three persons were killed and 19 others injured after a cloudburst struck near the base camp of Amarnath yatra along the shorter 16-km Baltal route to the cave shrine in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, officials said on Saturday.

Jul 25, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

Cloudburst in Baltal area, all pilgrims safe

A cloudburst hit Baltal area, which houses a base camp for the Amarnath pilgrimage, in Jammu and Kashmir`s Ganderbal district on Friday, but authorities said all pilgrims there are safe.

Jul 24, 2015, 23:45 PM IST

Cloudbursts leave 6 dead in Kashmir

The death toll in the series of cloudbursts that struck on both Baltal and Pahalgam routes of the Amarnath Yatra went up to six, following the recovery of bodies of two missing persons on Saturday.

Jul 18, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Amarnath Yatra: Two pilgrims, 1 porter die; toll rises to 18

Two more pilgrims and a porter died en route to the 3,880 metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in the ongoing yatra to 18, officials said on Friday.

Jul 17, 2015, 16:15 PM IST
Amarnath Yatra suspended due to landslides

Amarnath Yatra suspended due to landslides

The annual Hindu pilgrimage, Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, was on Friday suspended due to landslides on the routes to the Himalayan cave shrine.

Jul 17, 2015, 09:09 AM IST

Amarnath Yatra halted due to bad weather

Amarnath Yatra was halted on Friday from both the south Kashmir Pahalgam and north Kashmir Baltal routes in Jammu and Kashmir due to bad weather.

Jul 10, 2015, 11:22 AM IST